A new Australian pilot program led by The University of Western Australia, in partnership with SmartVax, MedAdvisor and the Queensland University of Technology, will monitor the effects of flu vaccines administered by pharmacists this flu season.
Waste water engineering researchers from The University of Western Australia have emphasised the importance of only flushing toilet paper down the toilet, instead of using alternatives such as tissues, which could compromise WA’s sewerage infrastructure.
With people being asked to limit their contact with others to minimise the spread of COVID-19, a researcher from The University of Western Australia has suggested ways people can ensure they still stay socially connected without face-to-face contact, and look after their mental health.
As the COVID-19 virus situation continues to unfold, The University of Western Australia’s lactation research team has put together information to help doctors and health professionals support breastfeeding mothers by outlining the known facts.
Getting the whole medical team together in one room for a pre-surgical list meeting sounds like a no-brainer but a new study published in BMJ Open has found that medical staff face many barriers to holding team briefings.
Researchers from The University of Western Australia say the key to decreasing stillbirth in Australian women who were born overseas lies in early care and good information provided at the start of pregnancy.
Seven students have been awarded prestigious Forrest Scholarships to carry out research at The University of Western Australia. Their research will be focused on developing solutions to complex global challenges. They join another scholarship recipient who will study at Curtin University and one who will study at Murdoch University.
The University of Western Australia will lead the new Future Energy Exports Cooperative Research Centre set to position Australia as a global leader in the development and testing of new LNG and Hydrogen technologies.